From the writing team of Ian Wright and Musa Okwonga.
Inspired by the story of the superstar striker, Ian Wright.
CO-WINNER OF THE CHILDREN´S SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2022
"A thrilling book ... an uplifting story about triumph against all odds ... You don´t have to be a football fan to love it!" David Walliams
"I devoured it … moving, thrilling, disturbing, triumphant and inspiring ... a wonderful achievement." Stephen Fry
Thirteen-year-old Jerome Jackson dreams of becoming a world-class footballer.
But with a difficult home life, Jerome can´t see how he´ll ever make this dream come true ... until he meets a mentor figure who can hopefully put him on the right track.
"The best strikers aren´t the most skilful ones. They are the ones who never give up."
Perfect for fans of real-life drama
Readers will love Ian Wright´s cameo role in the story
With phenomenal cover art from Benjamin Wachenje.